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26-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Will take legal action against MP CM : Digvijay Singh

After Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan allegedly dubbed him a "traitor", senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday approached the police to get himself arrested. The police, however, refused to act in the absence of any complaint/case against him.The...

11-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Alliance with BSP will help Congress in MP : Digvijaya Singh

A pre-poll alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will help the Congress in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly election, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said.In an interview to NDTV telecast on Monday, the former Chief Minister spoke...

21-Aug-2017 New Delhi

BJP government protecting RSS-connected accused : Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday, reacting to the bail granted to 2008 Malegaon blast main accused Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit, accused the BJP government was "trying to protect all accused connected with RSS"."Col. Purohit gets Bail. It was expected...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

Ballot paper should be used during 2019 elections : Digvijaya Singh

On a day the Election Commission offered a challenge to political parties to hack EVMs, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said the machines can be "hacked" and stressed that 2019 general elections should be fought with ballot papers."I have always...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Chhattisgarh CM, BJP had deal with Maoists : Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday stirred a controversy by reiterating that Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and the BJP had a "deal and understanding" with the Maoists in the state.He called for talks with all stakeholders to bring Maoist...

22-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Was Modi aware of ISI hand in Kanpur derailment : Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday sought to know whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi was aware of Pakistani intelligence agency ISI's hand in the derailment of a train near Kanpur.Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ganagaram Ahir responded in the Rajya...

13-Mar-2017 New Delhi

BJP used money to win power in Goa : Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday took on the BJP for wooing smaller parties and independents to form the government and keep the Congress, the single largest party, away from power in Goa."Money power has won over people's power. I apologise to the people...

12-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Digvijaya Singh advises Parrikar, Congress to 'perform now'

If Manohar Parrikkar played his cards well, "he might even replace Prime Minister Narendra Modi", Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said on Sunday and advised him now "to prove to be a good Defence Minister".Singh, who is in charge of the Congress...

11-Mar-2017 New Delhi

No question of Rahul stepping down : Digvijaya Singh

Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said there was no question of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi stepping down, in the wake of the poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls."There is no question of Rahul Gandhi stepping down," said Singh in...

29-Jan-2017 Panaji

BJP instigated attack on Bhansali : Digvijaya Singh

The attack on ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Jaipur, during the shooting of his film "Padmavati", was carried out at the instance of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh alleged on Sunday."This (the...

29-Jan-2017 Panaji

Manohar Parrikar was in Goa during surgical strikes : Digvijaya Singh

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was in Goa and learnt about the surgical strikes on terror hubs in Pakistani territory from television, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said on Sunday."The Defence Minister came to know of the surgical strikes from TVs when...

27-Jan-2017 Panaji

Katiyar's comment on Priyanka bad but not surprising: Digvijaya

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday said BJP leader Vinay Katiyar's comments on Priyanka Gandhi are "condemnable but not surprising since he is steeped in RSS ideology"."Katiyar is a product of RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) and ABVP (Akhil...

17-Jan-2017 Panaji

Goa BJP will have poll problem without RSS backing : Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party will face a problem in Goa assembly elections because of the party's differences with the RSS.Singh's comments came a day after Goa Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Lakshman...

13-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Narendra Modi a warmonger : Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling him a "warmonger" for pushing India to a war like situation with Pakistan."Warmonger Modi is slowly getting India in a War like situation with Pakistan. He sees this...

02-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Narendra Modi, Doval war-mongers : Digvijaya Singh

Accusing the ruling BJP of indulging in "chest-thumping" over the Armys surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC), Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "war-monger"."This kind of strikes...

27-Aug-2016 Panaji

Arvind Kejriwal known for faking pre-poll surveys : Digvijay Singh

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is known for engineering fake pre-poll surveys some of which are projecting the AAP winning the next assembly elections in Goa and Punjab, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Saturday.He also said Kejriwal fell...

27-Aug-2016 Panaji

Was Pakistan not hell when Modi went there? asks Digvijay Singh

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar should have likened Pakistan to hell when Prime Minister Narendra Modi went there, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said on Saturday."He (Parrikar) had no objection when his prime minister (Modi) went to so called hell-like Pakistan...

18-Aug-2016 Bhopal

Digvijay terms Kashmir 'India-occupied Kashmir'

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday described Kashmir as "India-occupied Kashmir" while criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's utterances on Pakistan."Prime Minister Modi seems more concerned about Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which is welcome,...

12-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Policies are helping Gadkari's family business: Digvijaya Singh to PM

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday accused Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari of nepotism, saying government's policies are helping his "family business".In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Digvijaya Singh said Gadkari has always been...

08-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Great drama by Modi in speech on anti-Dalit atrocities: Digvijay Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was indulging in "drama" when he spoke about atrocities on Dalits and asked if he would take action against his own ministers who spoke against Dalit students."Great drama by...

23-Jul-2016 Panaji

RSS must come clean on funds collected on Guru Purnima: Digvijay Singh

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday alleged that "huge funds" collected by the RSS on the occasion of Guru Purnima, were unaccounted as many organisations which owe affiliation to it are unregistered."They (the RSS) collect huge funds on Guru...

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